Andy's Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

Golden Fleabane

Erigeron aureus (er-IJ-er-on AW-re-us)

Golden Fleabane (Erigeron aureus), copyright 2008 Andy Fyon, www.ontariowildflower.com

Also known as: Alpine yellow fleabane

General: Perennial; erect stems; leaves and stems covered by fine hairs; flowers golden colour with ray and disk flowers, solitary, the disk flowers up to 15 mm wide; 25-70 ray flowers, up to 10 mm long and up to 2.5 mm wide; plant is up to 15 cm tall.

Habitat:  Ridges, crevices, rocky areas such as talus slopes, alpine tundra, moist to dry meadows; upper montane to alpine zones.

Location: Bear Lake pass area, Alberta
Date: June 30, 2006

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URL: http://www.ontariowildflower.com/golden_fleabane.htm
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Sudbury, Ontario

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